Directors Notes

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animation | cinema | directing | experimental | features | film | filmmaking | independent | interviews | movies | shorts |

Latest Podcast Episodes

DN356: Dustin Guy Defa Weaves a Whimsical Tapestry of New York Stories in Ensemble Feature ‘Person to Person’
21 Dec 2017 @ 08:36 am

Dustin Guy Defa shares why we had to wait 6 years for his second feature and how short films paved the way for his ensemble New York story.

DN355: A Prima Ballerina Fights for Relevance & Perfection in Birgitte Stærmose’s Psycho Thriller ‘Darling’
9 Nov 2017 @ 06:25 am

Denmark's Birgitte Stærmose discusses 'Darling', her intense story of pain and perfection which unfolds in the demanding world of professional ballet.

DN354: An English Boxer Fights to Survive a Brutal Thai Prison in Jean-Ste?phane Sauvaire’s ‘A Prayer Before Dawn’
26 Oct 2017 @ 11:51 am

How director Jean-Ste?phane Sauvaire brought the brutal reality of an English boxer's life in one Thailand's most notorious prisons to screen.

DN353: Rob Curry & Tim Plester Herald the Rebirth of a Folk Legend in ‘The Ballad of Shirley Collins’
19 Oct 2017 @ 10:51 am

Rob Curry & Tim Plester craft a lyrical response to the life, work & tragic loss of the High Queene of English Folk music, Shirley Collins.

DN352: In Conversation with Legendary Filmmaker Chris Shepherd
4 Oct 2017 @ 04:15 am

DN caught up with Chris Shepherd to reflect on his celebrated career and return to the hybrid world of animated/live action violence in 'Johnno’s Dead'.

DN351: Future Shock! Paul Goodwin & Sean Hogan Unearth the Untold Story of Anarchic Comic 2000AD
4 Aug 2017 @ 02:59 am

Director Paul Goodwin & Producer Sean Hogan delve into the creation of their passion fuelled documentary history of the Galaxy's Greatest Comic, 2000AD.

DN350: Nico Edwards Documents a Treacherous 8,000 Mile Pacific Voyage Through Ice & Wind in ‘Sea Gypsies’
4 May 2017 @ 03:29 am

Nico Edwards' debut documentary follows 16 crew members aboard a 120ft sailing Ketch as they journey through some of the most treacherous seas on earth.

DN349: Matt Hopkins & Ben Lankester Document a Band Stuck in the Middle in ‘A Divorce Before Marriage’
13 Apr 2017 @ 03:08 am

Matt Hopkins & Ben Lankester's feature doc follows five-piece rock band I Like Trains as they struggle to breakthrough after losing their record deal.

DN348: Nickolas Duarte Discovers the Painful Past of the Man Who Paints Souls in ‘Jay’
16 Mar 2017 @ 05:04 am

Nickolas Duarte's doc provides a glimpse into the extraordinary and complex life of Jay Kyle Peterson, an abstract artist with an even more abstract past.

DN347: Chameleon – Jorge Riquelme Serrano
15 Dec 2016 @ 05:57 am

Jorge Riquelme Serrano shares how structured improvisation enabled him to shoot his uninvited guest psychological thriller feature debut in a mere 4 days.